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Master of  Leadership in Service Innovation

Program code: 5707

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2 Years (only available as part-time study)


Semester 2 (30 Sep, 2019)

The Master of Leadership in Service Innovation will deepen your knowledge of leadership and business principles as you develop the skill to tackle the challenges of rapidly changing business environments.

  • This two-year program is offered online through UQ's partnership with edX. It's designed for those with a bachelor's degree or equivalent and who can meet minimum GPA requirements. See 'Program details' for more information on entry requirements.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of a program that's taught online with a part-time workload. It is accessible to students around the world, and allows more control over your program. You can choose to study at times that suit your work and life commitments.
  • Receive comprehensive insights into the skills that leaders need to be successful and relevant. You will undertake advance-level courses that cover effective leadership, customer experience foundations, principles of innovation, analytics and more.
  • Enrol in courses to commence your studies in September 2019. You also have the option to enrol in the MicroMasters in Business Leadership now to begin your online studies and receive credit toward the Master of Leadership in Service Innovation.

Prepare yourself as a leader of the future. Become a critical and reflective thinker, capable of identifying, analysing and developing solutions for the complex challenges facing businesses of tomorrow.

  • Fast Facts

    A global leader

    The University of Queensland is ranked in the top 50 world universities by the 2019 QS World University Rankings. A UQ degree shows you have studied at one of the world's most respected universities.

  • Why study

    Start your degree today with a MicroMasters

    Begin your studies today in the MicroMasters in Business Leadership, which is designed to advance your leadership capabilities. This MicroMasters counts as 8 of the 24 credit units required for the Master of Leadership in Service Innovation.

    Find out more about the MicroMasters program

Career outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Leadership in Service Innovation have developed skills relevant to a range of business functions for public, private and not-for-profit organisations in Australia and around the world.

Specific roles largely depend on career ambitions and industry experience, but the program offers flexibility to support your career aspirations.

Graduating with a degree from The University of Queensland signifies you have studied at one of the world's most respected universities, with both AACSB International and EQUIS accreditations.

  • Fast Facts

    Global standing

    UQ Business School was the first business school in Australia to be accredited by the pre-eminent ranking bodies AACSB International and EQUIS. UQ was also ranked in the 51-100 bracket in the world for management in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

  • Teaching staff

    World-leading academics

    UQ Business School is home to some of the most innovative educators in Australia, who are bound to challenge your thinking. Many also work in consultancy for leading companies, agencies and organisations to help them address the challenges they face.

  • Fast Facts

    Stay ahead of the game

    Our business programs are regularly updated to include topical and innovative study areas. Our courses reflect the world right now and address constantly evolving issues in areas like sustainability, climate, entrepreneurship and new technologies.

  • Beyond the classroom

    Study online, access it all

    As an online student of the Master of Leadership in Service Innovation, you'll have access to everything that UQ has to offer. This includes an extensive range of employability services, student support services and learning assistance.

    Find out more about life at UQ


  • Program code
  • Faculty
  • Duration
    2 Years (only available as part-time study)
  • Commencing
    Semester 2 (30 Sep, 2019)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
  • Delivery location
  • AQF
    Level 9

Admissions criteria


Bachelor or equivalent in the same discipline, approved by the executive dean, with a GPA 4.5; OR Bachelor in a different discipline, with a GPA 4.5, and at least three years' full-time work experience in the same discipline, approved by the executive dean; OR UQx Business Leadership MicroMasters® credential with a percent grade of at least 65% in the Business Leadership Capstone Assessment and have completed at least three years' full-time work experience in the same discipline approved by the executive dean.

Learn more about the admissions process

Program structure


The courses offered in the Master of Leadership in Service Innovation are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Master of Leadership in Service Innovation. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Programs and Courses

If you're a current student who has already commenced study at UQ, please see Programs and Courses for full information about your program structure, rules and requirements.

Government assistance


Domestic students who are accepted into the Master of Leadership in Service Innovation pay tuition fees.

FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their tuition fees.

Find out more about FEE-HELP.

Centrelink Support

The Australian Government offers a number of income-support payments to eligible Australian university students. For more information, visit the Centrelink website.

Indicative annual fee

AUD $23,360
Indicative fee 2019

An indicative annual fee is the average cost of enrolling in the Master of Leadership in Service Innovation at 2019 fee rates. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load.

A standard full-time study load is 16 units per academic year. The average fee would be less for part-time study. Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses, their unit value and the time you take to complete this program.

Fees may be higher in later years as all fees are reviewed annually.

Visit Student contributions and tuition fees for more information.


The University offers more than 200 scholarships for prospective students and more than 350 scholarships and prizes for current students.

Scholarships cover the full range of academic disciplines and are open to domestic students and international students.

Many scholarships have specific eligibility criteria. More information, including information about how to apply, is available on the Scholarships website.

Applying online

Apply now

All domestic student applications for the Master of Leadership in Service Innovation can be lodged directly to UQ using our online application form.

The program code for the Master of Leadership in Service Innovation is 5707. You'll need this when applying.

Find out more about applying for postgraduate coursework study.

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Important dates

There are a number of dates and deadlines you need to meet when applying for postgraduate study.

The closing date for the Master of Leadership in Service Innovation is:

  • To commence study in September - 1 August of the year of commencement.

A full list of dates relevant to UQ students is available on the Student Matters Calendar.

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